9 Best Wooden Bed Frames of 2022 | Architectural Summary

According AD Madeleine Luckel, design editor, West Elm’s narrow mid-century frame is perfect for a smaller bedroom the size of New York (in fact, it’s even followed her to every apartment she’s been in). lived since 2014). Madeleine particularly liked the “clean, elegant lines” of the frame and that “the tone of the wood had a lovely warm glow to it”. Although buyers should be aware that the relatively low-profile frame design makes it more difficult to store taller items. “Some things I’d like to store underneath (like my standard-sized Away suitcase) don’t fit,” she notes.

West Elm Twin Bed Frame

Type of wood: Solid and engineered wood with wood slats

Senior SEO Katie Henwood’s search for a taller frame that maximizes storage space and suits her “minimalist mid-century style” eventually led her to the solid wood platform bed. of West Elm. With easy installation and enough space to store under bed storage bags filled with extra bedding, coats, shoes and more, it’s clear why Katie dubbed this platform bed “the bag of Mary Poppins bed frames”. More importantly, the wood frame allowed Katie to make the most of her limited square footage. “Anyone looking to create more space in their small apartment, this is the bed frame for you,” she says. “It’s not bulky like some bed frames that come with built-in storage, and it’s simple enough to take wherever you go in the future.”

Queen Shabby Chic Folk Bed

Type of wood: Reclaimed pine with a distressed white finish and casters

With no assembly required, Shabby Chic’s Folk Twin Beds were the perfect choice to transform Business Partnerships Manager Jacqueline Wladis’ childhood bedroom into a cozy space with “a casual, boho-chic vintage look.” In fact, the “super sturdy” beds have since sat in Jacqueline’s family home for over seven years in a row. Jacqueline even told us that when her mother recently mentioned replacing the sturdy twin beds with a queen-size bed, she fought to retain the elegantly rustic frames. “I slept on this bed for about three months during the pandemic – maybe it was the mattress, maybe she was born with it, maybe it’s Maybelline – but I didn’t never had any problems.”

Zinus Linda Wood Platform Bed Frame

Type of wood: Solid wood slats, headboard and foundation

Zinus’ philosophy centers on affordability and the belief that quality products can be offered at low prices (the brand’s metal platform bed frame is a prime example). The subtle “Scandi Vibes” of Linda’s wooden frame impressed our business editor Rachel Fletcher who said the piece was neutral and looked “much more expensive than the sub-$350 price tag.” A sturdy wooden slatted frame (no box spring required here!) with an integrated metal inner frame, the bed felt ultra secure, while the overall high quality exceeded its expectations. “The Linda’s styling is pretty agnostic – it’s a bit mid-century, a bit Scandinavian – so much so that I can imagine it fitting into a multitude of interior design aesthetics, from a cozy cabin to something more minimalist, or beachy, or bohemian!”

Pottery Barn Farmhouse Bed

Type of wood: Kiln-dried solid wood and veneers

Editor Nick Mafi described Pottery Barn’s Farmhouse bed frame as “sturdy but still soft” and was drawn to the fact that it “looks like something you’d see in a country house”. Besides the aesthetic appeal and the hassle-free white glove assembly service, Nick appreciated the comfortable design (featuring both a headboard and a footboard!) which had been tested for over 10,000 chemicals harmful and felt it was ultimately worth the higher price. “Like most expensive furniture, it’s built to last,” he says. “The frame design is important in that, even in about five years, it won’t scream dated.”

Type of wood: Solid oak, Andorran wool

Modloft’s Haru bed has a “subtle Japanese Scandinavian-inspired design aesthetic” and an overall high-end look that made it the perfect choice for our business writer Audrey Lee. Although she notes that it takes a bit of patience to fully assemble the new bed, once it’s assembled, you could spend all day admiring it. “Unlike my last bed frame, I don’t hear any squeaking and I don’t have to put the frame back in place because it’s out of place,” she notes. Besides calling it “the most beautiful setting [she’s] never owned,” continued Audrey, “If you’re looking for something timeless and willing to spend a little more, this frame has a light and airy quality that will never go out of style.